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    All offices are open, including the OATH Trials Division located at 100 Church Street, where all parties are expected to be present as set by the March 4, 2019 calendar.

    If you are unable to attend your scheduled hearing on a summons at the OATH Hearings Division on March 4, 2019, OATH will send you a new hearing date in the mail.

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    On Thursday, January 31st OATH will hold a Neighborhood Pop-Up Court at the district office of Council Member Mark Gjonaj located at 1478 Williams Bridge Road, Bronx NY 10461. People who have certain types of summonses can have their hearing at the Pop-Up Court if their hearing date is on or after January 31st.
Mayor De Blasio signing Criminal Justice Reform Act
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    The Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) went into effect on June 13, 2017. The law gives the NYPD and other enforcement agencies the option to issue a civil summons that is filed with the OATH Hearings Division, instead of a criminal summons which is filed in Criminal Court. The law also makes Community Service a penalty option for those summonses that are contested at in-person OATH hearings.
Remote Hearing Methods
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    Did you receive a summons from the Sanitation Department, Parks Department, NYPD or Health Department?

    You can fight nearly every type of summons issued by those agencies using OATH’s convenient, Remote Hearing methods.
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    You do not need a lawyer to represent you at OATH hearings but if you need help understanding why you received a City summons and how to respond to it, you can contact the OATH Help Center online or visit a Help Center in person. There is a Help Center at all OATH Hearings Division locations. No appointment is necessary; just walk in during regular business hours.

Find Copies of Summonses
and Case Status Information

You can search for a summons, see a copy of the summons, and find your OATH hearing date by using the OATH Summons Finder. You can search for this information by name, address or the summons number.

Go to the Summons Finder

Note: Summonses issued to for hire vehicles or restaurants, and summonses issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs are not currently available using the Summons Finder.